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Nigerian governor says 2 kidnapped Germans are freed

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:46:55 GMT2017-02-26T16:46:55Z

KADUNA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian security agents have freed two German archaeologists kidnapped by gunmen at a remote dig, the governor of northern Kaduna state said Sunday....



Egypt says near meeting Russia's airport security demands

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:59:43 GMT2017-02-26T15:59:43Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian officials said Sunday they were inching closer to meeting all demands set by Russia on airport security to resume flights to Egypt, suspended after militants from a local affiliate of the Islamic State group downed a Russian airliner 15 months ago over the Sinai Peninsula....



Nigerian security agents free 2 German archaeologists who were kidnapped in northern Niger...

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:56:52 GMT2017-02-26T14:56:52Z

KADUNA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian security agents free 2 German archaeologists who were kidnapped in northern Nigeria, says governor....



Zimbabwe's Mugabe marks 93rd birthday in opposition area

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:56:13 GMT2017-02-25T15:56:13Z

MATOPO HILLS, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday Saturday amid granite hills where ancient spirits are said to dwell, defying calls to resign after nearly four decades in power in a region known for opposing the man who says he'll run again in 2018 elections....



1 killed as bandits raid livestock in drought-plagued Kenya

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:14:07 GMT2017-02-24T20:14:07Z

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenyan police say an official has been killed by livestock bandits in the volatile Rift Valley county of Baringo, where a drought has increased cattle rustling....



South Africa anti-immigrant protests erupt in capital

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:41:33 GMT2017-02-24T16:41:33Z

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Police fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon Friday as the latest wave of anti-immigrant protests broke out in South Africa's capital, while President Jacob Zuma condemned the violence but said his country's migrant burden is bigger than Europe's....



Nigerian president's long absence empowers energetic deputy

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:22:51 GMT2017-02-24T12:22:51Z

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The Nigerian president's month-long medical leave overseas has empowered his deputy to attack the country's problems with an energy that has surprised observers and led some to suggest he should stay in charge for good....